One of my favourite breakfast foods is toast. There are few foods that are so easy to make or as versatile. Sometimes, I like mine with just butter on it, and other times I will add some jam, a drizzle of honey, some hazelnut spread or fresh berries. You can make a sandwich from it or use toast to make breadcrumbs or bread pudding.
I love my toast with a steaming, hot cup of coffee first thing in the morning and sometimes with a side of scrambled eggs. That hot breakfast is great for your digestive system, as my doctor told me that it clears up your gassiness and helps to get rid of bloating.
It’s a good start to the day for the middle-aged and older people among us who need a little help getting going in the morning and getting off on the right foot, as far as your health is concerned.
Toasters are notoriously finicky, and even the good ones will give out on you quicker than you might like. I have been through three toasters in less than three years, so I know the struggle of trying to make toast but not having a working toaster. How to make toast without a toaster? That may seem impossible, but it’s far from it.
There are actually a few ways you can make your toast if your toaster is not functional or you just don’t own one. I know some people just don’t own a toaster because of how much space it can take up and they have limited counter space in their kitchen.
Whatever the reason you aren’t using a toaster, here are some ways to make toast without it.
Making Toast on the Stove
Did you know that you can make toast in a frying pan or on a flat stovetop plate known as a tava? The tawa is an Indian cooking tool that is like a frying
That’s probably the best tool for stovetop toast making, but a frying
It’s really versatile for making a variety of ethnic foods that you might not be too familiar with, but having it can really expand what you can make at home on your stovetop.
Whether you are making toast on the tava or in a frying
Just use a low heat and cook on one side at a time. Just turn the toast over when you think it is cooked on one side, which should be abut 1 minute on low heat. Then, cook it on the other side. That’s all there is to it. You can make the toast as dark or light as you like this way, getting it perfectly browned the way you prefer it.
You can also use this method for how to make toast without a toaster or
How to Make Toast in the
It takes longer to bake your toast in the
Place the bread separately from each other. They can touch but not overlap, as we want them to cook evenly. Preheat your
You can butter the bread beforehand if you want, adding cinnamon or garlic powder to make a flavoured toast. You don’t need to butter the bread before toasting, though.
It was baked, technically speaking, but it looks and tastes like toast, so that is all that’s important. This is probably the simplest way how to make toast without a toaster, though it is slightly longer than making toast on the stove.
How to Make Avocado Toast
We all love avocado toast, don’t we? In the past few years, avocado toast has really taken off as a favourite among foodies, and finally avocados are being used for more than just guacamole in the United States. I love making my avocado toast with lots of toppings on it, but simply spreading some avocado paste on top with a pinch of salt is good too.
How to make avocado toast without a toaster? Just toast your bread either in the
I often add roasted tomato slices, aioli sauce, sesame seeds, chopped peppers, onion slices, pesto, fried egg, and more to mine.
How to Make Sweet Potato Toast
Did you know that you can make your own toast from sweet potato slices? You just slice sweet potatoes thin enough to place into the toaster. But wait, how to make sweet potato toast without a toaster? Just make it the same way you made the toast with other methods I recommended.
You can use your
- fried egg
- avocado paste
- cream cheese and fruit
- hazelnut spread and bananas
The sky is the limit with what you can do with these, and you might enjoy having an alternative to toasted bread.